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Mary Ava Ludlum Dixon
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Birth: Dec. 17, 1908
Shallotte
Brunswick County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 4, 2003
Wilmington
New Hanover County
North Carolina, USA

WILMINGTON STAR Date: 02/05/03

VARNAMTOWN Mrs. Mary Ava Ludlum Dixon, age 94, Varnamtown, died Tuesday, February 4, 2003, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center.
Mrs. Dixon was born December 17, 1908, and was the daughter of the late Manson and Myrtie Stanley Ludlum. She was wife of the late A.L. "Shucky" Dixon and was also preceded in death by a son, D.L. Dixon; two daughters, Cereta Smith and Mary Dixon; three grandsons, Michael Deal, Tann Dixon, Dona ld Smith; and also two stepsons, Alton Dixon and Clyde Dixon. She was a member of Dixon Chapel United Methodist Church.

She is survived by two sons, Gerald Dixon and wife Vicki, Tentis Dixon and wife Helen, all of Varnamtown; four daughters, Marlene Varnam and husband Carson of Varnamtown, Shirley Little and husband David of Whiteville, Myrtie Neil Moore and husband Edward of Currie, Elsa Mae Deal and husband Ray of Burgaw; two brothers, Lindsey Ludlum of Shallotte and Molloney Ludlum of Charleston, SC; three sisters, Geneva Grissett of Grissettown, Irene Walton of Wilmington, Vera H. Hewett of Supply; 25 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 6, 2003, at 2 p.m. at Dixon Chapel United Methodist Church, with Reverend Jeanne Ray and Reverend Anthony Clemmons officiating.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Dixon's grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

The family will reveive friends from 6-8 this evening at Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service, Supply Chapel, and other times from the residence.

In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center, 1406 Physician Dr., Wilmington, NC 28401 
 
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 Parents:
  George Mancey Ludlum (1884 - 1928)
  Myrtie Elizabath Stanley Ludlum (1891 - 1981)
 
 Spouse:
  Albert Lee Dixon (1890 - 1958)*
 
 Children:
  Mary F Dixon (1933 - 1934)*
  Cereta Sherryll Dixon Smith Baker (1935 - 1981)*
  Daniel Leon Dixon (1943 - 1975)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Ava Ludlum Dixon (1908 - 2003)
  Florence Geneva Ludlum Grissett (1910 - 2013)*
  William L Ludlum (1912 - 1914)**
  Irene Ludlum Walton (1914 - 2013)*
  Rubenia Ludlum Mercer (1916 - 1998)*
  Vera Viola Ludlum Hewett (1919 - 2010)*
  George Alton Ludlum (1924 - 1994)*
  Lenzy Louis Ludlum (1926 - 2007)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Dixon Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery
Supply
Brunswick County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Tentis
Record added: Jan 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33099043
Mary Ava <i>Ludlum</i> Dixon
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Mary Ava <i>Ludlum</i> Dixon
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Mary Ava <i>Ludlum</i> Dixon
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